Pirate Gold of Adak Island: Release date, synopsis, trailer & more

Pirate Gold of Adak Island follows a team of treasure hunters as they set out to find pirate gold worth millions hidden on the remote island of Adak.

Release date

The docuseries will release on Netflix on June 29, 2022.


Produced by Defiant Pictures and MAK Pictures


“Over the past one hundred years, caches of gold coins from the nineteenth century have been found buried on the remote and eerie island of Adak. The entire pirate treasure, most of which has not been found, has an estimated value of $365 Million. Mayor Tom Spitler is assembling a team of experienced treasure hunters to search for the booty, which proves to be a trecherous task as Adak is littered with unexploded bombs left over from WWII. Luckily, the mayor himself happens to be specially trained in bomb removal – but will that be enough? They could get rich, but they might die trying.”

“Will this expert team unearth legendary pirate treasure? Follow the hunt for buried gold amid the harsh Alaskan wilderness in this documentary series.”

Other details

Adak Island, also known as Father Island, is home to Alaska’s southernmost town, Adak.


The island of Adak holds within its secrets pirate gold worth millions of dollars. Yet, the island finds itself on the verge of economic collapse.

Mayor Tom Spitler comes to the rescue as he assembles a team of experienced treasure hunters who will dig Adak’s land for the lost gold with their lives at risk because the landscape of Adak is filled with unexploded bombs, thanks to its World War II history.

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